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2010-03-19 12:05:00

Officials at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) have created the highest energy levels yet achieved in a particle accelerator.

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2010-03-08 13:40:00

Big-bang experiments conducted at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) might be able to prove the existence of dark matter, claims the research center's director general.

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2010-03-01 09:25:00

In a bid to discover the secrets of the universe, scientists have restarted the world’s most powerful atom smasher, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) said on Sunday.

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2010-02-22 06:30:00

Scientists are preparing for a new crusade in the exploration of the secrets of the universe, when in the days ahead, they will restart the world’s most powerful atom-smasher.

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2010-02-16 14:51:07

One of the most exciting scientific instruments ever built, the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS), arrived at ESA’s Test Centre in the Netherlands for testing before being launched on the Space Shuttle to the ISS this July.

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2010-02-04 06:50:00

A two-year continuous run through late 2011 will prove whether the “Big Bang" particle collider at CERN can shed light on the mystery of what gives mass to matter.

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2010-01-07 08:40:01

Three Iowa State University physicists who took winter trips to the Large Hadron Collider for meetings and experimental work are starting to see real data from the planet's biggest science experiment.

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2009-12-19 07:45:00

CERN's Large Hadron Collider set a new record this week in its quest to recreate Big Bang conditions and allow scientists to gain a better understanding of the nature of matter.

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2009-12-15 13:33:48

First-ever paper on Large Hadron Collider proton collisions published online in European Physical Journal C.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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